Best Bets for the Weekend, Nov 5- Nov 7


TIME CHANGE WEEKEND! Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend. Don't forget to Fall Back, turn your clocks back one hour, Saturday night before you go to bed.

BLUE ANGELS HOMECOMING AIR SHOW- Fri/Sat 11am-3pm, Pensacola Beach

Due to COVID-19 restrictions onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola and other naval installations across the Southeast, the 2021 Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show will be moved to Pensacola Beach. This year’s air show will be the Blue Angels’ 75th anniversary.  CLICK HERE  

Schedule (weather permitting):

  • Wednesday, Nov. 3: Blue Angels Circles and Arrivals.
  • Thursday, Nov. 4: Arrival Day and Dress Rehearsal
  • Friday, Nov. 5: Homecoming Air Show Day 1
  • Saturday, Nov. 6: Homecoming Air Show Day 2

GREATER GULF STATE FAIR- Oct 29-Nov 7, The Grounds, West Mobile

The Greater Gulf State Fair has biggest midway along the Gulf Coast… rides for the smaller kids too. Plus Pirate Man Dan, the Royal Hanneford Circus, pig races and, of course, fair food! Don’t miss the Rock & Roll Offs Rodeo this Saturday and Sunday!  CLICK HERE 

37th Annual FRANK BROWN INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITERS’ FESTIVAL- Nov 4- Nov 14, various venues

The festival features more than 200 nationally acclaimed songwriters in over two dozen venues along the Florida / Alabama Gulf Coast. It’s an opportunity for seasoned and aspiring songwriters and musicians from all over the world to have their songs heard, and for the public to learn the stories behind the lyrics that only the song’s author can express. CLICK HERE  

FOO FOO FEST- Nov 4- Nov 15, various venues in Pensacola

Foo Foo Fest is a 12-day celebration each fall, with culturally creative happenings, events and moments under one banner, attracting visitors to beautiful Pensacola, Florida. Foo Foo Fest is big fun, with events of high artistic and cultural caliber, delivered with a hefty dose of Southern sophistication. CLICK HERE 

GREAT GULF COAST ARTS FESTIVAL- Fri/Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 9am-4pm, Seville Square, downtown Pensacola

The three-day, juried art show draws more than 200 of the nation’s best painters, potters, sculptors, jewelers, graphic artists, craftsmen, and other artists. Plus craft artists, live music, childrens’ activities and food! CLICK HERE   

PETER ANDERSON ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL- Sat/Sun 9am-5pm, downtown Ocean Springs

This is the largest arts & crafts festival in Mississippi, with artists, crafters and food vendors from all over the U.S. The festival was created to honor master potter, Peter Anderson, original potter of Shearwater Pottery, founded in 1928, and to celebrate the arts communityCLICK HERE  

HONEY BEE FESTIVAL- Sat 8am-2pm, Honeybee Park, Robertsdale

Hosted by the Central Baldwin Education Foundation, with proceeds benefitting Central Baldwin schools. Come out to enjoy some food, vendors, entertainment and a 5k/Fun Run! CLICK HERE

NEWSBOYS with MANDISA, WE ARE MESSENGERS, CADE THOMPSON, ADAM AGEE- Fri 7pm, Mobile Civic Center Theater, CLICK HERE   

MIKE EPPS- IN REAL LIFE COMEDY TOUR- Fri 8pm, Mobile Civic Center Arena, CLICK HERE

GABRIEL “FLUFFY” IGLESIAS- Sat 8pm, Mobile Civic Center Arena, CLICK HERE  

DRAKE WHITE- Fri 8pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE

THE PRICE IS RIGHT LIVE- Fri 7pm, Sat 3pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE 

CHRISTIAN COMEDY FEST- Fri 7pm; Sat 4pm & 7pm; Sun 4pm, OWA Theater, OWA Theme Park, Foley

90 minutes of clean, family friendly comedy featuring Luke Thayer and Rick Shultis! These comedians take every day, real world experiences to engage and bring laughter to each member of the audience. Perfect for date night and the whole family! CLICK HERE

PENSACOLA SYMPHONY presents VARIATIONS & VIRTUOSITY- Sat 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

Experience a celebration of incredible music and artistry! The Symphony will be joined by violinist Geneva Lewis for Dvořák’s Violin Concerto, a brilliant, virtuosic work with irrepressible energy. The program also includes Ravel’s light yet reflective Le Tombeau de Couperin and Ginastera’s Variaciones concertantes, inspired by Argentine folk music. CLICK HERE 

FALL MARKET IN THE PARK- Saturdays October 16 - November 20, from 7:30am-noon, Cathedral Square, downtown Mobile

Shop local for seasonal fresh fruits, local produce, vegetables, seafood, baked goods, jams/jellies, original art, decor and more. CLICK HERE

PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS HOCKEY vs BIRMINGHAM BULLS- Sat 7:05pm, Pensacola Bay Center

It’s Small Dog Race Night! Any dog under 15 pounds can be entered into the small dog race. The first intermission will feature the first heats and the second intermission will feature the consolation and championship races. CLICK HERE

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL:

SOUTH ALABAMA JAGS FOOTBALL @ TROY - Sat 2:30pm, Troy AL, ESPN+,  CLICK HERE   

Listen to the game on Sports Talk 99.5FM, 96.1 The Rocket, and on the iHeartRadio app. Pre-game show starts 2 hours prior to kickoff. 

UWF FOOTBALL @ WEST ALABAMA - Sat 1pm, Livingston AL, CLICK HERE

ALABAMA vs LSU- Sat 6pm, Tuscaloosa, ESPN, CLICK HERE

AUBURN @ TEXAS A&M - Sat 2:30pm, College Station, CBS, CLICK HERE 

FLORIDA @ SOUTH CAROLINA- Sat 6:30pm, Columbia SC, SEC Network, CLICK HERE

FLORIDA STATE vs NC STATE- Sat 3pm, Tallahassee, CLICK HERE      

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